Profiles in Leadership

Meet our amazing Teacher Center Directors from across NYS! More information about each of our leaders can be found here.

Kristen Purcell - Central New York/Oswego County Teacher Center

Joanna Cross - Potsdam Teacher Center

Valerie Lovelace - Greater Capital Region Teacher Center

Maria Smith - Mid-State Teacher Resource Center

Brenda Aull-Klaben - Cayuga-Onondaga Teacher Center

Jacqueline McCarthy - Adirondack Teacher Center

Maureen Kendrick - Syracuse Teacher Center

Sandy Towers-Halpin - New Hartford CSD Teacher Center

Brian Kesel - West Genesee / Syracuse University Teaching Center, Co-Director

Bronson Knaggs - Schalmont Teachers' Institute

Denise Sypek - North Country Teacher Resource Center


Emily Andzik - Alden Teachers' Center

Cheryl Herman - Orleans-Niagara Teacher Center & Tonawanda/Grand Island TC

Mykal Karl - Cattaraugus-Allegany Teacher Resource Center

Melinda MacPherson-Sullivan - Buffalo Teacher Center

Marguerite Dimgba - Greece Professional Learning Center

Julie Barker - Pittsford Teacher Center

Nicki Burgess - Monroe One Teacher Center

Cara Montrois - Wheatland-Chili Teacher Center

Kristine Cucinello - Mid-East Suffolk Teacher Resource and Computer Training Center (MESTRACT)

Barbara Knabb - MTRACT

Jennifer Bova - OWL Teacher Center

Betsy Weinman - Oceanside Professional Learning Center

Dennis Fagan - Connetquot Teacher Center

Janice Jackson and Samantha Paolillo - North Bellmore Teacher Center, Co-Directors

John P. Marr - Long Beach Teacher Center

Katherine VanDorn - Intercounty Teacher Resource Center

Mary Giannotti-Kirby - Lynbrook Teacher Center

Elena Gaeta - Great Neck Teacher Center

Wendy Svitek - Roslyn's Laura Adler Teacher Center

Meryl Fordin - East Williston Teacher Center

Joe Fusaro- Nyack Teacher Center

Annie Hovis-Williams - White Plains Staff Development Center, Co-Director

Debra J. Thomas - Rockland Teachers' Center

Mary Vaccaro - UFT Teacher Center

Rosemarie LoMonaco - Director of Operations

Shannon Doubet - Dryden Teachers' Center

Stacie D. Harris - Greater Southern Tier Teacher Center

Aaron Sorensen - Catskill Regional Teacher Center

Lori Tankalavage - Cincinnatus Teacher Center